OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 29, Iss. 6 — Feb. 20, 1990
  • pp: 864–869

Information-maintaining separation of optical pulses employing nonlinearity of silica fiber

Yoichi Fujii  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 6, pp. 864-869 (1990)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.29.000864


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (551 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Nonlinear interaction between optical pulses limits the transmission speed of the optical communication system with solitons or very short optical pulses. A new technique of optical pulse separation is proposed. In this technique, optical pulses can be separated by employing the nonlinearity of fiber and the negative dispersion of the interferometer. It is shown that this method can remove undesirable interaction between optical soliton pulses, thus keeping the original information. The maximum channel capacity of fiber optic communication obtained by this pulse separation technique is discussed. The maximum bitrate can be 1 Tbit/s which is determined by the transform limit and by the dispersion of nonlinear fiber and of the interferometer.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: July 25, 1988
Published: February 20, 1990

Citation
Yoichi Fujii, "Information-maintaining separation of optical pulses employing nonlinearity of silica fiber," Appl. Opt. 29, 864-869 (1990)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-29-6-864


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. E. Treacy, “Optical Pulse Compression with Diffraction Gratings,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-5, 454–458 (1969). [CrossRef]
  2. O. E. Martinez, “3000 Times Grating Compressor with Positive Group Velocity Dispersion: Application to Fiber Compression in 1.3–1.6μm Region,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-23, 59–64 (1987). [CrossRef]
  3. R. L. Fork, C. H. Brito Cruz, P. C. Becker, C. V. Shank, “Compression of Optical Pulses to 6 Femtoseconds by Using Cubic Phase Compensation,” Opt. Lett. 12, 483–485 (1987). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. F. Gires, P. Tournois, “Interferometre Utilizable pour la Compression d’Impulsion Lumineuses Modulées en Fréquence,” C. R. Acad. Sci. 258, 6112–6115 (1964).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited